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Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who is in the White House or what party he or she belongs to. Of course, I’m still waiting for a Democrat who …

Samuel Arnold Shields

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Piermont, N.H. — Samuel Arnold Shields, 83, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Grafton County Nursing Home North Haverhill, N.H. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Marian Robbins Shields, in November 2011, and a granddaughter Deidre Shields in August 1988. He is survived by his two sons: Peter E. Shields (Mary) of Kansas City, Mo. and Paul …

Enjoying the Weather

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Susan Minard, of East Ryegate, Vt., spends time in Colburn Park in Lebanon with her grandaughter Leigha Cline, 10, of North Haverhill. The two were waiting for Minard’s daughter who had an appointment. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Harlan “Bud” Keniston

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Harlan “Bud” Keniston, 83, of Briar Hill Road, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Cottage Hospital. He was born in Haverhill, July 13, 1930, a son of Nathan and Mildred, (Greenley) Keniston and for several years worked at the former Northeast Square & Dowel …

Cohase Garden Tour Today Includes Tea at Lake Morey

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Fairlee — The third annual Cohase Garden Tour will take place today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Maps and directions for the self-guided tour are available at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee. This year’s tour features the formal gardens of Lake Morey Resort; meandering gardens at a …

N.H. State Senator Has Primary Foe

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Grafton — State Sen. Jeanie Forrester, the Meredith Republican who represents part of the Upper Valley, will face a primary challenge from a prominent Free State Project activist from Grafton. And a Democrat has also filed to run …

Lucia Batchelder Davis

Friday, June 20, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Lucia Batchelder Davis, 98, formerly of Piermont, N.H., passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, North Haverhill, N.H. Lucia was born on Nov. 27, 1915, in Bradford, Vt., a daughter of Alfred and Lucia (Whitten) Batchelder. Her family …

Michelle Marie “Mitch” Demers

Friday, June 20, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Michelle Marie “Mitch” Demers, 61, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born in Boston, Mass., Nov. 9, 1952, the daughter of Norman W. and Patricia M. (Florentine) Demers. Mitch graduated from Woodsville High …

In Bradford, Vt., Dirt Still Rules

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Every Saturday night in the summer, scores of drivers turn out to test themselves on Vermont’s last remaining dirt racetrack. Bryan King, of Corinth, has been competing at Bear Ridge Speedway for more than two …

Woodsville Grads Got It Done

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Woodsville — The families, staff, and faculty of Woodsville High School packed the gymnasium and queued out the exits to watch 69 seniors graduate on Saturday morning. After the high school band …

Stuck in the ‘K’ Zone: Woodsville Softball Dethroned

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Holderness, n.h. — Say this about the person or persons who track the strikeouts of Portsmouth Christian Academy pitcher Alicia Vining with giant Ks: They came prepared for Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV semifinals. Almost. As Vining racked up …

John Gordon Koch

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — John Gordon Koch, 86, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, after a brief illness. John was born in Woodsville, N.H. on March 17, 1928, to William F. Koch, Sr. and Lillie Koch and grew up in Haverhill, N.H. John was a serious …

Gary Bartlett French

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — Gary Bartlett French, 76, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at On The Green in Haverhill. Gary was born Feb. 12, 1938, in East Topsham, Vt., the first of three children born to Iva (Carbee) French and Carroll Bartlett French. Gary was home-schooled with a life-long …